Warsaw Grouper

Warsaw Grouper

Baron Kalmeyer intercepted this 388 pound warsaw grouper while sampling recreational catch at a charter fishing site in Destin, Florida. Otoliths from the fish were read at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the age was estimated between 18 and 20 years old.


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